A closer look at the newly refreshed Platinum Card from American Express + MORE Mar 11th

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In recent years, Canadian banks and credit unions have introduced savings accounts that offer higher rates of interest, in an effort to entice clients to deposit more funds with their respective institutions.
These high-interest savings accounts come with a number of features and benefits, such as bonus interest rate offers, no fee transactions or monthly fees, and free e-transfers.
With so many options to choose from, we’ve selected six high-interest savings accounts that we consider to be the best. While there are smaller online banks and credit unions that have some excellent products, the accounts featured here are available to Canadians from coast to coast.
Before we review the top six, let’s take a closer look at what to consider in a savings account.
What’s Important In A Savings Account
The two main features of a savings account are safety and liquidity. After all, a savings account is a place to store money for the immediate or near future.
When you need access to cash, you want to know it’s there, and that you can get your money quickly, and without much trouble…

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A closer look at the newly refreshed Platinum Card from American Express The Platinum Card from American Express is now three weeks into its refresh and for the most part the changes have been well received.  Back on February 13th we detailed the refresh that saw two changes come to one of the best high end premium cards in Canada. The first change was the points earning structure and the second change is the introduction of the metal card that The Platinum Card has seen in other countries. The beauty of these changes was that they were brought in without changing any of the card’s other benefits nor with an increase to the annual fee.Now let’s take a closer look as to why The Platinum Card from American Express is one of the best high end premium cards for Canadians:Points Earning This was where the first major change happened with the refresh of this card. Prior to February 13 the card earned 1.25 points on all eligible purchases made on the card. Now the cards earns up to 3x points depending on the category:3 points for every $1 in Card purchases on eligible dining in Canada2 points for every $1 in Card purchases on eligible travel1 point for every $1 in all other Card purchasesAs you can see two categories have increased earn while all other spending has gone down…

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